Fathers' Rights


Cordell & Cordell is a partner dads can count on during one of the toughest challenges of their lives. The family law attorneys at our Radnor, Pa., office are dedicated to helping men with any divorce issue, including property division, alimony, child support and child custody.

Our mission is to give men the legal support they and their children deserve both in and out of the courtroom.

Divorce Attorneys Dedicated to Helping Men

Divorce takes an emotional toll on everyone, no matter how tough you are. The decisions you make during this time will have an enormous impact on you financially for the rest of your life.

More importantly, your level of involvement in your children’s lives can also be affected. Our attorneys take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights and the rights of your children in family court.

We know how critical this transition is and promise to walk you through each step of the process while doing everything possible to protect what’s most important to you.

Advocates For Dad’s Rights and Fathers’ Rights

Since 1990, Cordell & Cordell has fought against numerous stereotypes that men and fathers face in the family court system. Our firm’s focus on men’s divorce gives our attorneys a unique understanding of the challenges men face in a Pennsylvania family law courtroom.

Despite battling a system that seems predisposed against them, Cordell & Cordell has risen to establish ourselves as a partner men can count on.

At Cordell & Cordell, we understand the unique challenges military families face during divorce.

Client Testimonials


“I’ve been very satisfied with Erin. Even though this is a draining process, my wife and I are very happy with what she has done for us so far.”


“[My attorney] is very helpful. [My attorney] helps guide me through the decision making process very easily and listens to me. I feel as though the whole process has been made easier by [my attorney] and have no complaints whatsoever. I look forward to continuing to work with her.”


“I have been working with Andrew for a few months now, and I wanted to let everyone know the absolute professionalism and client services he has provided.  Andrew’s experience has allowed him to provide guidance, focus and comfort in a most difficult time. He is a black and white dude who knows what he is doing, and he is smart. I could not have made a stronger choice to represent our future.”

Frequently Asked Radnor Divorce Questions

How long do I have to live in Radnor to file for divorce?

Either spouse must be a resident of the state of Pennsylvania for at least six months prior to filing. You can file in any county in which you currently reside.

Is there a mandatory waiting period in Radnor before a divorce can be granted?

There is a mandatory waiting period in Pennsylvania of 90 days from the date of filing the divorce.

At that time the parties may sign consents to the divorce if they so choose.

How can I serve my spouse in Radnor? If attempts to serve do not work, can I serve by publication?

The first attempt to serve is typically done via regular and certified mail, simultaneously.

If that fails you would attempt personal service through an adult over the age of 18 who has no interest in the case, or you would hire a service provider.

If this fails you will have to serve by publication.

What are the specific forms I will need to file for a divorce in Radnor?

In all of Pennsylvania you must attach a copy of your marriage certificate to your complaint.

Where do I file for divorce?

For a Delaware County divorce, you need to file in the Office of Judicial Support in the Delaware County Courthouse located at 201 W. Front St. in Media.

For divorce in Montgomery County, you should file in the Prothonotary’s Office on the first floor in the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.

How much are filing fees at the local courthouse?

Filing fees range from $300-500 and it depends on the counts you include, such as custody and/or support.